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high speed is california. we have two california members we are going to hear from and we will go into details about california's progress but having visited out there, it does only service about 100 mile stretch and mostly in a rural area without transportation interconnections that we need in mobile systems, we are serving major population centers but we will talk about plans and concerned about some of the direction of what is going on in california, plans to connect los angeles, san francisco bay area which are also traveling the reports we have on that. our intention today is really to try to work in a positive fashion to make sure high speed rail occurs in the united states. i tell people in florida, in my district and around the country that our number one goal should be, as you may know, amtrak bones, the government people own, have an interest in 600 miles of track between washington d.c. our nation's capital, philadelphia, new york city, boston, the most congested corridor in the united states of america, that is the only 600 miles that we really own. we another small st
by interstate. california will have to high- speed trains. we are expanding 110 miles per hour service. that is high-speed train. in october i wrote on a train for a very short stretch. i saw the progress myself. i recently visited a plant that is building 130 rail cars increasing about 250 jobs in the process. these are cars being ordered from california and other places. these are american jobs. american workers building america's train sets. that is what this is about. this plant and not exist before president obama initiated a high-speed rail program. -- this plan that did not exist before president obama initiated a high-speed rail program. when i was there that day, they are talking about building another facility there as a result this is lustration has for rail. it is not just the future. these eight jobs exist today as a result of our investments. there strengthening the connections between regions and revitalizing -- they are strengthening the connections between regions in revitalizing. we're trying to determine the next corridor of service. in a short amount of time we have
to the sponsor of the house preemie act, the gentlewoman from california, mrs. etchue, such time as he she -- ms. eshoo, such time as she may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from california is recognized. ms. eshoo: i thank the gentleman. madam speaker, i'm very proud to rise in support of the preemie act legislation that i introduced with congressman leonard lance. he's been a terrific partner, not only on this legislation but on other pieces of legislation that we've moved through the energy and commerce committee and i salute him. this bill will expand research, education and prevention of preterm births. as the mother of two children i know how precious the earliest part of life is and it's our responsibility to do everything we can to make sure that our little ones begin their lives with more than a fighting chance. each year, as was stated, each year half a million babies are born prematurely in our country, and preterm birth is the leading cause of newborn mortality and the second leading cause of infant mortality. babies born even a few weeks too early can require weeks
to tell you next. >>> and did california teachers just ignite a war on the wealthy? you will want to see this video and you won't be able to turn away. we'll show you. >>> plus, a big night for paul ryan and senator marco rubio. did they just make a big announcannouncement? you'll hear it for yourself. >>> the senator is blasting president obama for his handling or lack of handling of the fiscal crisis. senator is warning it's increasingly clear that the president is comfortable going off the cliff. he joins us. nice to see you, sir. >> thanks for having me. >> so you think the president is comfortable or does he want to go off the cliff? >> well, he's being advised to go off the cliff. howard dean has said it. papatty murray said they shouldo over the cliff. i think the president sees a political victory for his party if they go over the cliff. i know republicans are concerned that there's going to be a second recession if we go over the cliff. >> what does he gain from going over the cliff? >> well, taxes go up on everyone which gives the president lots of additional money to spend on
would anyone want to go off the cliff. the senator is here to tell you next. >>> and did california teachers just ignite a war on the wealthy? you will want to see this video and you won't be able to turn away. we'll show you. >>> plus, a big night for paul ryan and senator marco rubio. did they just make a big announcannouncement? announcannouncement? you'll hear it for youououououou [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actual like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. offering some of our best values of the year. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. >>> the senator is blasting president obama for his handling o
a long time ago. >> 100 years ago they controlled the p.u.c., ran california. today it looks like pg&e is running the p.u.c. >> reporter: what does that mean for you? the average bill will go up 88 cents a month next year, followed by $1.36 a month the next year. >> our plan sought out to simply meet new standards put forward by the c. p.u.c. >> reporter: with upgrade rural mains are next and that will cost more, that will come up at 6:00 p.m., consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the p.u.c. approved $150 million in statewide research. that research will explore better safety of energy systems, better technology to monitor systems for safety and how to get the most reliable wind and solar energy. >> we think that any research project that is too risky to be funded for share holders is too risky to be funded by rate payer. >> that will cost 30 cents a month. >>> we are learning new information about a fatal shooting at a apartment complex today. it happened about 10:45 a.m. this morning. 30 minutes ago police released the identity of the victim. officers say he was gunne
. >>> welcome back to "the kudlow report." in this half hour, you know, folks, california is one screwed up state. they want green rj energy which makes them double up on fossil fuels. they want a carbon tax and with a 52% rate i heard their businesses are fleeing to arizona. former mississippi governor haley barbour has been appointed to do an autopsy on gop losses last month. we are going to look at the forensic evidence on this one. first up, take a listen to this one. one of the many radio ads by the kept of agriculture encouraging people to sign up for food stamps. >> would you look at margie? she looks amazing. >> she sure does. >> i wonder how she stays so fit? what's her secret? >> well, she told me that food stamp benefits help her eat right and she stays active, too. >> guess what. unfortunately this is working. despite an improving economy and declines in unemployment we learned the number of people on food stamps is still soaring. this is government dependency at its worst. here now is the story. political reporter from the daily caller and margie omara. margie, i have to go to
. the california highway patrol said the slide washed out earth underneath the roadway. >>> a new report says dangerous carcinogens have been detected. ktvu's jade hernandez is live to tell us why retailers are being taken to court. >> this is one of the products that contain as high level of cancer causing flame retardant. it is just one project with a foam pad sold at target. >> reporter: these new parents trust the stores and companies where they buy their baby products. >> there is a sense of implied protection. >> reporter: but today they said they are headed to court and taking big named retailers with them. >> you don't need chemicals to make children's products safe. your demand is to take out the toxic chemicals and not replace them with some other chemical cousin. >> reporter: they tested products for cancer causing flame retardants. only 5 items contained safe levels. the law requires foam inside furniture to with stand a flame for 12 seconds. pushing companies to use high levels. >> the highest level in human bodies are in california. the highest levels in california are in babies
california, today it looks like pg & e is running the puc. >> reporter: what does that mean in dollars and cents for you, the average bill will go up 88-cents a month next year. followed by 1.36 a month the year after that. >> what our commission sought out to do was to simply meet new standard put forward by the cpuc that's why we had requested the rate payer financing. >> reporter: rural mains are next and that's going to cost a lot more. i'm consumer editor tom vacar, channel 2 news. >>> 12 california hospitals were fined today by the state's department of public health for failures that caused or were likely to cause serious injury or even death to patients. in the bay area kaiser oakland was fined $100,000 for not following instructions on a medical device. kaiser san rafael was fined $50,000 for improper surgical procedures with a patient. and ucsf was fined $75,000 for not following safe distribution of medication. >>> there's speculation that the world may be coming to an end at midnight. we'll show you how some people are spending what may be their final hours. >>> and live st
years ago southern pacific controlled the puc, they ran california, today it looks like pg & e is running the puc. >> reporter: what does that mean in dollars and cents for you, the average bill will go up 88-cents a month next year. followed by 1.36 a month the year after that. >> what our commission sought out to do was to simply meet new standard put forward by the cpuc that's why we had requested the rate payer financing. >> reporter: rural mains are next and that's going to cost a lot more. i'm consumer editor tom vacar, channel 2 news. >>> 12 california hospitals were fined today by the state's department of public health for failures that caused or were likely to cause serious injury or even death to patients. in the bay area kaiser oakland was fined $100,000 for not following instructions on a medical device. kaiser san rafael was fined $50,000 for improper surgical procedures with a patient. and ucsf was fined $75,000 for not following safe distribution of medication. >>> there's speculation that the world may be coming to an end at midnight. we'll show you how some pe
california. this system coming in and splitting. clouds sliding south. cold lows. chilly high temps. upper 40s very low 50s. a little breeze out toward the valley. nothing too outrageous. so cold morning. breezy in the valley. maybe some of the higher elevations as well. upper 40s or very low 50s. again close to the bay or also by the coast. and even temperatures starting off 30s and 40s tonight a little cold. mostly clear. partly cloudy. temperatures really dropping past. bundle up. the extended outlook not much going on here. there will be increasing clouds and maybe a system visiting us by the weekend. i think it will split and go south. >>> time now 5:10. another scathing report on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the policy changes for the state department recommended by the u.s. senate. >>> hillary clinton in the hospital. the treatment the secretary of state is receiving right now in new york. >>> 101 through san francisco traffic looking good. we'll take a look at your other bay area bridges coming up. >>> it is 5:13. yet again the country is waking up to news that lawmakers
. including indiana senator richard lugar. and representative lynn woolsey of california. that begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> strangle me. take things from me. >> give it to him. >> he's not on that face. >> i've been on that bus. >> they are just as good as gold. >> as all of us in this country were starting to see people coming out and talking about their experiences, this phenomenon, that so many of us had experienced in one way or another, and had no words for. other than adolescence, other than growing up. we finally -- people were starting to stand back and say, hold on. this isn't actually a normal part of growing up. this isn't a normal rite of passage. i think there was a moment where there was a possibility for change. and director lee hirsch and i decided to start the film out of that feeling that voices were kind of bubbling up. coming up to the surface to say this isn't something that we can accept anymore. a normal part of our culture. >> film maker cynthia loewen has followed up her award winning film by gathering essays and personal stories in "bully." hear
tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized for 15 seconds. mr. dreier: i thank my friend for the 15 seconds, and i'll try not to exceed that. if i do i appreciate his generosity in yielding me such time as i might consume. mr. speaker, let me just say that i appreciate the fact that my friend said we should have a defense capability that is second to none. we should be pre-eminent in the world. i appreciate his statement that that needs to be done. i also appreciate the fact that he talks about the multifairous societal needs out there, ensuring we don't see those who are struggling to make ends meet suffer. we concur wholeheartedly in that goal. but i have said this time and time again, i said it in the rules committee, and mr. bishop and i had a discussion about this. and mr. hastings got into this as well. and that is i argue, this is my perspective, and thomas jefferson said two thinking people given the exact same of facts can draw different conclusions, but i concluded as i look at the preamble of the constitution with all of the important statements in there, we th
in northern california. >> and reaction from the bay area's gay community as the battle over same sex marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehi
at a bank in fremont. this is at the california bank and trust in the fremont hub. the bank was boarded up and a guard watched the property overnight just to protect the money inside. firefighters say they had to break-in to the bank to find the source of the flames and battle the fire. >> smoke coming from the roof. they forced president are you into the bank and there was a fire on the second floor. it was in the wall. >> took 40 minutes to get the fire under control. who investigators were called into figure out what caused the fire. the bank will bet shut down for a few days until investigators can finish their work. >> police are searching for the gun men in two separate shootings. in the first a bullet wounded eyeing bystander. that happened just after 10:00 p.m. the female is listed in stable condition. a couple hours later at midnight a man was shot on the 1700 block of 13th street. he is in stable condition. no arrests have been made. >>> a rising crime rate just one of the problems facing the new police consultant. he is expected to take over in february. he must also tackle i
ride when the stock market opens tomorrow morning. them t >>pam: tonight, california regulators are allowing p- g&e to share the cost of pipeline upgrades with their customers. and some people are furious. the utility company was ordered to improve the safety of it's natural gas pipeline system, after this massvie explosion which destroyed a neighborhood in san bruno and killed 8 people in 2010. now, because of todays decision the the california public utilities commission. a large portion of the cost to upgrade the system. will be passed on to you. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story. he has more from san bruno. >>reporter: we would not be here if they did not lon >> they are making a profit on action what happens. >>reporter: state senator jerry hill, whose district covers san bruno and who is among those leading the charge for stiffer penalties and more oversight of pg&e, has harsh words for the utility company and the state. he says quote."pg&e owns the state of california and the puc.it's shameful that they would allow pg&e to profit from their behavior, their neglig
's go to jeff ranieri with what's happening right now. >> a lot of rain in northern california. it's not just here in the bay area, but a good section of california. you can see on the estimated rainfall over the past 24 hours is covered in this dark green. that's at least three inches of rainfall. a lot of the river basins can't take any more. it's not just here, but again all the way up to the north of the rivers drained throughout redding, red bluff and chico and down into the bay area. everything is getting close. let's look at the maximum rainfall totals. in the north bay over eight inches. one of the highest. santa cruz mountains nearly 3 1/2. in the south bay, a very high total even for 3,486 feet, 7.24 is astonishing when you think about 24 hours. we will be under a flash flood watch for the north bay and the coastline with our next storm system coming in. we could see totals range from two to four inches. we are not done yet. it taps into a lot of moisture and we will detail when the rain moves in and where the biggest concerns are later on in the show. >> there several pa
. john in california. >> caller: booyah, jim, from the sacramento valley of northern california. >> what's going on? >> caller: anyway, i got -- i noticed some activity in the house building around here back around northern california, sacramento valley. my play is berkshire b. what do you think of that? >> i think it actually made sense. i campaigned for that to be a housing and insurance company stock. i think you're dead on, i think it's a great buy. i think you're getting them pretty cheap if i do say so myself. keep one eye on the paralysis in washington and one on the companies no longer waiting to be act. there's money to be made just being a shareholder. get out of those bond funds. they're going to crush you. find some good stocks. >>> coming up, trend spotting? tonight cramer's got the exclusive interviews you need to catch the market's next hot trend. first, wall street's been taking a bite out of apple but tech manufacturer jbil lit up the ticker today. is it charged for a run in 2013? then, as hiring picks up in the u.s., could paychecks help you cash in? and with the housin
-imposed duty in front of a central california elementary school in the wake of the connecticut shooting. sgt. craig pusley stood all day on wednesday in fatigues in front of the flag pole at hughson elementary school, just southeast of modesto. he was not armed. pusley, who served two tours in iraq and one in afghanistan before leaving active duty last year, told the modesto bee he wanted to be sure all children could go home safe for christmas. he is the father of a 3- expecting another child. "when i enlisted, i swore to enemies, foreign and break. >> at this point. president obama's action comes in the formation of a task force. obama has announced vice president joe biden will lead a team which will present a set of gun control recommendations to mr obama. >> the fact that this is a complex problem is no excuse of not doing anything. the fact that we cannot steadily reduce the violence and prevent the very worst violence. that is why i have passed, the vice president to lead an effort to include outside organizations and members of the cabinet to compile a list of concrete proposals that
. the snow pack provides a third of the water supply for homes, farms and industries in california. >> a man is arrested for dousing a woman with alcohol and setting her on fire at a bus stop. the shocking details a witness shared with investigators overnight. >> snow, freezing rain and strong winds. how hundreds of flights are affected by the northeast storms. . >>> good thursday morning. we are looking outside. we get a break in the rainfall for today. cloud cover in the short term. sykes partly cloudy this afternoon. >> welcome back. right now the president is on air force one going back to washington. he shook hands before leaving his vacation in hawaii. he has important talks scheduled to avert the fiscal cliff. >>> as we showed you, the senate is back in session. they are hoping to strike a deal and avoid the fiscal cliff. we are in washington where some republicans are pessimistic an agreement can be reached. >> reporter: the senate majority leader is on the floor right now. we will take a live look at the capitol. he is trying to get republican support for the latest democratic pla
in kentucky. >> it says on the back of an apple product, designed in california, assembled in the united states. >> several part are from the united states. >> reporter: apple is joining a trend, the wave of american companies, beginning to rethink their strategy of where their manufacture their products. chinese wa chinese wages have risen 15 to 20% a year. reason to come back. proximity. location. make it here. you don't have to ship from china the saving money. suddenly the math isn't adding up. >> they're deciding made in america makes more sense? >> yes, an economic question about being made in america. not a patriotic question. it is an economic question. >> david muir, abc new, new york. >> the guy said a mouthful there. not a patriotic decision, it is an economic decision. whatever gives them more profit. whatever takes the least out of the bottom line is what major companies always opt to do. >> they will begin putting together macs here in the united states in 2013. back in the 80s. the original, original mac factory in free mont, california, failed for several reasons. conveyo
in california and a tax rate that will be 53%. killing entrepreneurs and business. what flight attendants really think about the passengers. oh, like we don't know, you treat us all like dirt on your shoe. connell: the cove petallides is back. she is talking about aig. nicole: let's talk about aig. it will be less than a sale than they had hoped. the aircraft leasing business. they are selling it to a consortium of chinese companies for $4.8 billion. the stock is down about 1.5%. aig is up the dow ones industrials have an up arrow. some of the tech stocks are really leading the way. karl icahn may be getting involved. we certainly have a lot of winners here on the dow jones industrials. take a look at mcdonald's. up 1.4%. they have been doing so well with the preface sandwiches here in the united states. connell: thank you. connell: let's go to rich@. rich: more than a billion dollars in criminal fines. the fines include more than a half billion dollars for auto parts companies and executives. those and several other smaller fines totaled more than $1.1 billion. the former director says the ong
back. >> nurses picketed outside more than 20 keyser hospitals in northern california today trying to call attention to what they claim are inadequate staffing levels. the california nurse's association oed today's informational picket. the nurses say short staffing is a chronic problem in quizzer emergency rooms. a spokeswoman says staffing complies with and often exceeds state mandated requirements. we do have some imbalances in where we have perhaps too many nurses in one place and one unit and have needs for nurses in other units. >> it is hoping to work with the union to create a better balance of staff. >> time magazine has named president barack obama the 2012 person of the year. the editor of time cited what he called the obama effect. the president beat out 15-year- old pakistani activist, am ceo and egyptian president. president obama also received the title in 2008 when he was president-elect. >>> shopper track which analyzes customer traffic is cut its holiday sales forecast. this as shopping slows following the thanksgiving weekend buying frenzy. the company lowered it
't hurt. >> people from all over california are coming together to help the family of an animal control officer shot and killed. a memorial fund has been established for the family of roy marcum. he went to pick up an ma'ams at a foreclosed home on wednesday when he was allegedly shot by a 65-year-old who was hiding behind the front door. he had previously received an an, eviction notice. >>> a controversial law that bans sex offenders from orange county beaches is being challenged. the panel is asking the state court of appeals to review the measure after it overturned the conviction of a sex offender caught attending a party at a park. the judges note that the restrictions of sex offenders are up to the state legislature. >> hundreds of people had to be evacuated after a train with 180 pounds of hazardous chemicals derailed on a bridge. it caused more than 12,000- gallons to spill into a creek near the delaware river. 71 people were treated at a nearby hospital for breathing problems and eye irritation but the air is being monitored and no longer poses a health risk. >> i have been
because the markets that we're in, texas, california, florida, the sun belt, the west, the good tax climates, the good business climates, places that benefit from immigration, migration, baby boomers, et cetera. >> well, that's important because one of the themes we've been hitting on is there's some things that can trump even what washington's done. meaning that they could set us back, but you've got some stories in here about areas that are just terrific where your development pipeline is and the strong balance sheet obviously. but it looks like you are in the genuine actual growth areas demographically. so that can't be rolled back by washington. >> agreed. that's where, you know, we have wanted to focus our portfolio into basically about 12 states from washington state through washington, d.c. all those coastal and border states, plus las vegas, which surprisingly is a very good market for us and denver. >> see, i think people are misinterpreting. we had a fellow on from city national in california yesterday, people don't get it, california and nevada, florida are really coming
right in the roadway the california highway patrol was on hand to direct traffic around this narrow pathwaybicyclists also had to navigate through the debris as one lane was completely blocked by the slide eventually pinehurst was closed by contra costa county public worksthis crew brought in a pair of heavy duty front loaders to clear the slidemud was collected and poured into dump trucksload after loaduntil the road was clearedand reopened to trafficon pinehurst road on the contra costa county oakland borderhaaziq madyun, kron 4news >> catherine: continuing our team coverage. also in the east bay. a road that keeps flooding has really frustrated a long-time resident. kron 4's justine waldman shows us the mudslide and what is being done to fix it. >> reporter: as soon as it started to rain victor husary knew this was going to happen. that is why he got out his cell phone and took this video of a mudslide on castro ranch road. >> nobody wants to listen to victor. >> reporter: flooding left the two lane street, down to one lane. victor doesn't like how cars have to drive in the oppos
much, b -- sequestration? >> did you see what's happening in california, maybe that should be a barometer. tax increases in the state of california and raise revenue and look at the revenues have not gone up. >> a lot of republicans see california and americans, many democrats see california as a cautionary tale. what california has done and interesting and got then them ooh into a pickle. they have the battle initiatives where voters can go in themselves and vote for what they want and these all cost money. >> it all costs money. >> yeah, this is a mistake of california, right? since the late 70's, when these ballot provisions started going through, yes, you had a number of them. i was out there when was unfoldi unfolding, a number passed and californias voted to increase their own sales tax to pay for things, finally. >> yes, by the way, they also then voted to tax the highest wage earners more.and what ended up happening in some cases was that a significant number of the richest people moved, they left. >> to nevada. >> they moved to texas. >> arizona. >> alisyn: to avoi
. >>> a completely different scene in southern california. surfers are taking advantage of good waves that come along with the storm. got waves as high as 15 feet at manhattan beach. paul joins us again talking about rain. there is some clearing out there. >> we'll take as many breaks as we can get. when we get the rain, has nowhere to go now. we're getting a bit of a break before storm number 3 arrives. it's a good thing. let that rain, precipitation run off. it's going to pour tonight and tomorrow. here's a look at radar. scanning skies and not finding much. a few showers. it was pouring in the city itself. half-moon bay. big change right new. the rain has temporarily moved out. look at the rain up to the north. that has to work its way through the entire bay area. let's talk specifics. russian river, 35-foot crest. that likely will occur just before lunchtime on monday. that is moderate flooding. thankfully not widespread flooding. 18-foot crest with moderate flooding likely. that crest because it's a smaller river will occur quicker or earlier. that's going to be around lunchtime tomorrow. watch
while on the scene of a rain-related accident. we'll tell you what happened. >> the california highway patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian on the 580 freeway in richmond. those details coming up in a live report. >> and at 11:30, the investigation into just what caused a kansas city chiefs player to kill his girl friend -- girl -- girlfriend and himself. what friend are saying tonight. and just ahead, the next storm >>> a man walking down highway 580 was struck and killed after being hit by a big rig and several other cars. sergio is live at the cutting boulevard off-ramp in richmond with the story. sergio? >> ama, the accident scene was basically just cleared about 40 minutes ago or so. the chp says the tractor-trailer truck and a few vehicles hit the pedestrian on the freeway at about 8:30 this evening. traffic was squeezed down to just one westbound lane as investigators began piecing together how this happened. they say the semitruck and those vehicles hit the man as he was walking on the freeway. it is not yet clear how the man got there or why he was there. investig
-related accident. we'll tell you what happened. >> the california highway patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian on the 580 freeway in richmond. those details coming up in a live report. >> and at 11:30, the investigation into just what caused a kansas city chiefs player to kill his girl friend -- girl -- girlfriend and himself. what friend are saying tonight. >>> a man walking down highway 580 was struck and killed after being hit by a big rig and several other cars. sergio is live at the cutting boulevard off-ramp in richmond with the story. sergio? >> ama, the accident scene was basically just cleared about 40 minutes ago or so. the chp says the tractor-trailer truck and a few vehicles hit the pedestrian on the freeway at about 8:30 this evening. traffic was squeezed down to just one westbound lane as investigators began piecing together how this happened. they say the semitruck and those vehicles hit the man as he was walking on the freeway. it is not yet clear how the man got there or why he was there. investigators are ruling out the possibility that the victim may have occ
of marriage act. and also, california's proposition-8 and how's this for a backdrop? in washington state, thousands of gay couples got married on sunday. and the new year promises the same for those in maryland and maine when their new state laws take effect. right now, same-sex marriage is legal in nine states and washington, but it's either banned or not recognized in more than 30 states and just not recognized at all by federal law either. that's the defense of marriage act. a high court has been split on nearly every major decision. john roberts has also been a wild card on occasion, so as you can imagine, past opinions of these people have become a bit of a window perhaps to what future decisions may yield and this has critics and supporters of gay marriage on edge and waiting and that includes evan wils wilson, the director of freedom to marry or god father of the gay marriage movement. so, i hear people asking the question of either people who are before or against the issue of gay marriage. you must be excited that the supreme court is finally going to take this up. some people a
. now, live to los angeles county, california. adam? >>reporter: every road in california is that way, as well, a multibillion dollar replacement program, the coast guard had if place to replace theships and is behind schedule. there are 11 missions from working in the middle east to breaking ice to running after the boats which california is seeing more significantly in the last three years that are used in the caribbean and pacific going up 300 miles north of the border running drugs and people into california. the coast guard is tasked with stopping that but the fleet is ageing and that is the problem. >>shepard: sounds like we lost the audio on that. we will get back to him. >> today the air force launched a secret mission but the huge thing was hard to hide. look at this. they are calling it a mini shuttle. what do we know about it? experts say the military might be up to something here. hang on. anncr: some politicians seem to think medicare and... social security are just numbers in a budget. well, we worked hard for those benefits. we earned them. and if washington tries to cr
council. new governmt data suggests that a massive exodus from high tax state of california. california lost 100,000 more residents than it gained last year, more going to more business-friendly. business-friendly, states like texas. and california public employees have highest salaries in the 12 most populous state, earning on average $60,000 a year. >> major victory for gun rights advocates, a court struck down a ba on carryg weapons in the state of illinois, they rule that ban is unconstitutional. >> former nfl commissioner paul tag leah buhas overturned the saints suspension. he found three of the four engaged in conduct but said that the coaches and front office are to blame. for what he called the cash for hits program. >> up next, president yet rallying union troops again right to work legislation that is tonight, law, some michigan students today suffering the consequences, the a-team coming up. joining us here next, stay with us. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier th
, that is reported in the daily caller. we begin with a call from diane in julian, california, on our democratic line. caller: good morning, peter. my prediction came true, reelecting a president. women against violence acts, being held up by the house. john boehner and the republican house majority leader eric cantor. i tweeted last night quiet late saying the republicans are going to gang up on john boehner. there is an article in the new york times showing they feel he is dragging his feet and waiting until january 3. i also understand that the chairman of the government oversight and reform committee darrell issa, which is from our district here, is holding up the vote on the women against violence act also, which involves the illegals, native americans, and lgbt. this is a coal in the christmas stocking for women who helped to get president obama reelected, and is an attack on medicaid for women that have children, and seniors and -- host: we will leave it there. thanks for calling. olean is in tennessee, republican -- leeann. caller: we need to have more cuts. look at all the thousands obama ha
other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service is back to norm allover a man was hit and killed by a train. it happened around 7:15. the man was on the tracks at the haywood park station and its not known why but it's the 12th death this year. >>> caltrain and local law enforcement agencies preparing for a quake today. its exercise is on a unused portion of the track. you may see police and fire truck was lightens and sirens, there is no disruption to traffic or train service. >> turning to weather it'll be chilly and wet. >> mark and mark, it's cold. >> it is off to a cold start. a few neighborhoods starting off in the upper 20s. we want to bundle up at le
outside more than 20 keyser hospitals in northern california today trying to call attention to what they claim are inadequate staffing levels. the california nurse's association oed today's informational picket. the nurses say short staffing is a chronic problem in quizzer emergency rooms. a spokeswoman says staffing complies with and often exceeds state mandated requirements. we do have some imbalances in where we have perhaps too many nurses in one place and one unit and have needs for nurses in other units. >> it is hoping to work with the union to create a better balance of staff. >> time magazine has named president barack obama the 2012 person of the year. the editor of time cited what he called the obama effect. the president beat out 15-year- old pakistani activist, am ceo and egyptian president. president obama also received the title in 2008 when he was president-elect. >>> shopper track which analyzes customer traffic is cut its holiday sales forecast. this as shopping slows following the thanksgiving weekend buying frenzy. the company lowered its expectations from 3.3% t
,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent. but anyone can help a foster child. cook. (* new* ) than two weeks before >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm elizabeth cook. less than two weeks before christmas, the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history exceeded only by the virginia tech massacre in 2007. >> 27 people including 20 elementary school children are dead in newtown, connecticut where a vigil has just concluded in one of the town's churches. >> by being here you speak he will gently by all your emotions and your physical presence and you are sending a message to all of america and believe me, the hearts and prayers of america are with you tonight. >> remarks
have been recovered along with, as you see there, her mangled california driver's license. the plane was built back in 1969 and reportedly was damaged during a takeoff in amarillo, texas, back in 2006 when a fuel line failed. that will certainly become part of this investigation. jenni rivera, she sold 15 million albums, and she was about to sign on to abc news for a new sitcom all about her life, also onboard that plane her publicist, her lawyer as well as her makeup artist along with the two pilots and the ntsb investigation in the very early stages right now. alisyn: all right, trace, thanks so much for the update. for the latest on the death of jenni rivera and other stories developing in latin america and around the world, head to fox news latino.com. >>> there's a new theory that suggests our nation's expanding entitlement programs are breeding a new, quote, government class of citizens dependent on big government. michael reagan joins us later to explain his theory and why his father's warnings could be coming back to haunt us now. >>> and a major breakthrough in kids' cancer
is a california police officer. he told him the story about his daughter jazmin, struck his heart. gave him 75,000 bucks. how about that. it's all inauguration preparations. the joint congressional committee on inaugustral ceremonies announced the platform is will on its way to being completed, 10,000 square feet in size. the 2005 was the biggest ever costing $1.2 million to build. it will hold 1600 people. >> bill: they started that construction of that thing months ago. >> peter: yeah. >> bill: every day at the whitehouse, the white house viewing stands across from the white house just about completed. and then the presidential viewing stand for the parade is whether finished as well. they have that part of pennsylvania avenue blocked off. they started construction there probably six weeks ago >> peter: it's a huge operation. >> bill: absolutely. yes, i have to tell you, let's go back to michigan that's the big story. day. we told you about it yesterday, what was pending in michigan well, it has hammed. they dropped the other shoe. the michigan.
4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight, california's utility regulators have decided to allow p-g&e to share the cost of pipeline upgrades with you. their customers. the utility company was ordered to improve the safety of its natural gas the massive explosion in san bruno. that killed 8 people more than two years ago. and now, with the approval of state regulators, some of the cost is being passed on to you. j. r. stone is following this. san bruno. >> this neighborhood where the blast happened two years ago has been under construction for some time in. you concede this directly behind me the mayor of san bruno is outraged toward not only will pg&e be charging you to improve the safety but it will also be making money off of it to. >> we would not be here if they did not blow or neighborhood. these proceedings took place today they impact making a profit. this is not going to be over for a long shot. this is a slap in our face to the neighborhood. >> there were eight people killed in the san bruno explosion. basically, this ruling is to say you were going to
of california pushing to legalize recreational use of pot. cheryl: as we go to break with it today's s&p winners and you have a nike, big lots, we will be right back. cheryl: 30 past the hour and stocks every 15 minutes with nicole petallides. volume of the of the surprise today, billion shares traded by noon. nicole: what we see in volume, you have a rebalancing at the end of the day of the s&p so some of those types of things that are really just right here on wall street don't bother the investors at home. that is why you see heavy volume and there is heavy volume but what we are seeing is a trend and the trend, market today is worried about washington. as you are seeing all the major averages are lower,-1/3%, a ticketing nasdaq 1-1/2% people flocking to the save haven of u.s. dollar and save haven of gold. gold is up $10 today. let's look at walgreen's which is down 4% at the moment so walgreen's continues to struggle. the express scripts, that part of it, quarterly numbers have been dropping, same-store sales of not been too stellar. stock is down $1.56, up $35.99. dennis: thank you. fiscal
and the next storm moving into northern california and this one is a very strong one. very significant rain will fall here, some areas eight inches of rain and a lot of the rivers in central california concerned about flooding for today and tonight. and this storm storms by tomorrow, and another one comes in on tuesday, wednesday, lingers a little into thursday and then dry things out and this is the most potent of all and mostly rain, another warm system, but a steady stream of tropical moisture and it will bring light showers throughout parts of the ohio valley, to the great lakes, tonight and this afternoon. and behind it, temps are going to warm up a lot. in fact, today, the temps are extremely warm, across most of the country and pretty much the entire country is above where your average temps are this time of year and tomorrow, we'll see this heat builds further, getting to 61, dleefld, and # 66. and usually we're counting the days to christmas and shopping days left. not this year, the countdown to the fiscal cliff, thanks to our leftist leaders. >> usually count down to christmas, b
financial manager will be reported. -- a ppointed. -- appointed. dana in california, republican. caller: i'm 56 years old. i live in california. i can give the perspective of what has happened in my state and the economy and all that stuff. back in 1982, i was making $8.50 an hour. but i have seen happen in my state and happening in more, not just illegal immigrants, but our children. i have watched my state do a nose dive. people cannot afford more things. i'm watching them destroy our social system, our schools. it is absolute insanity, but i see happening in our state. host: have you considered moving out of california? caller: what do you do? this is my home. it is like being shoved out of your own home. host: what kind of work do you do? caller: alarm system and surveillance system. every walk of life, every religious background, every part of town, a movie star's homes. i have seen life in a perspective that most people do not see it. i hear them talk. i see the same common denominator. illegal immigration is killing everything. host: has business been good? caller: in my business, w
-right to work states. new york. california. >> bob: right to work states are mostly in the south. >> do we a favor. i don't know if you have it loaded in. maybe you do. throw up the right to work states, 23 or 24. michigan is the 24th. if we have that, throw it up there. in the meantime, they are going to get it up. here we go. there you go. >> bob: that look like the south? >> eric: it's the west. >> bob: it looks like a republican electoral map. >> eric: move on. dana take a look at president obama who says the right to work is being politicized. listen. >> what we shouldn't be doing is try to take away your right to bargain for better wages. [ applause ] >> the so-called right to work laws, they don't have to do with economics. they have everything to do with politics. >> eric: who's politicizing it in >> dana: since i haven't said anything yet this whole show, first of all, collective bargaining is maintained in this bill, when it will be signed. the difference is a right to work state you have a choice as employee whether or not to join the union. the unions would have to compete to s
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